BIO-Key International Stock Options

BKYI
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USD 0.93  0.07  7.00%   

BIO-Key International's option chain provides insight into all available option contracts written on BIO-Key International's stock. Investors can see outstanding put and call contracts with pricing information and greeks for a given expiration period. In addition, each of BIO-Key International's stock options below provides a detailed picture of the payoff. Comparing vital and dynamic information of various option contracts across diverse expiration periods will help you make an educated decision on your market timing strategies around investing in a given BIO-Key option contract. View S&P 500 options
  
Purchasing BIO-Key International options can give investors a meaningful hedge against losses and, therefore, could be used conservatively to decrease the volatility of your portfolio. However, many options could also amount to little more than gambling, significantly enhancing your overall portfolio risk. One simple example of these aggressive strategies is the sale of "uncovered" BIO-Key calls. Remember, the seller must deliver BIO-Key International stock to the call owner when a call is exercised.

In The Money vs. Out of Money Option Contracts on BIO-Key International

Analyzing BIO-Key International's in-the-money options over time can help investors to take a profitable long position in BIO-Key International regardless of its overall volatility. This is especially true when BIO-Key International's options are deep in the money. These options can be identified using deltas that are over 0.75. Deep in-the-money BIO-Key International's options could be used as guardians of the underlying stock as they move almost dollar for dollar with BIO-Key International's stock while costing only a fraction of its price.
BIO-Key International's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-12-16 are carrying combined implied volatility of 0.0 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.0 over 6 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-12-16. The current put volume is at 0, with calls trading at the volume of 4. This yields a 0.0 put-to-call volume ratio. The BIO-Key International option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current BIO-Key International option contracts. It shows all of BIO-Key International's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.
The chart above shows BIO-Key International's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. BIO-Key International's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for BIO-Key International's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.
BIO-Key International's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of BIO-Key International common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell BIO-Key stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If BIO-Key International's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
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Please note that buying 'in-the-money' options on BIO-Key International lessens the impact of time decay, as they carry both intrinsic and time value. So, even if BIO-Key International's value remains static through the expiration date, the investor can sell to close an 'in-the-money' option to avoid a potential loss. However, in-the-money BIO-Key International contracts are usually more expensive to enter than their out-of-the-money counterparts. So keep in mind that while the payoffs on an in-the-money trade can be high, the investors could ultimately experience a more consequential loss if BIO-Key Stock moves the wrong way.

BIO-Key Current Options Market Mood

BIO-Key International's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps BIO-Key Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of BIO-Key International's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. BIO-Key International's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current BIO-Key International's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Rule 16 of the current BIO-Key contract

Base on the Rule 16, the options market is currently suggesting that BIO-Key International will have an average daily up or down price movement of about 0.0% per day over the life of the 2022-12-16 option contract. With BIO-Key International trading at USD0.93, that is roughly USD0.0. If you think that the market is fully incorporating BIO-Key International's daily price movement you should consider buying BIO-Key International options at the current volatility level of 0.0%. But if you have an opposite viewpoint you should avoid it and even consider selling them.

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Pair Trading with BIO-Key International

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if BIO-Key International position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in BIO-Key International will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

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The ability to find closely correlated positions to BIO-Key International could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace BIO-Key International when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back BIO-Key International - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling BIO-Key International to buy it.
The correlation of BIO-Key International is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as BIO-Key International moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if BIO-Key International moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
Correlation analysis and pair trading evaluation for BIO-Key International can also be used as hedging techniques within a particular sector or industry or even over random equities to generate a better risk-adjusted return on your portfolios.
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Market Capitalization
8.2 M
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.058
Return On Assets
(0.24) 
Return On Equity
(0.50) 
The market value of BIO-Key International is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of BIO-Key that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of BIO-Key International's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is BIO-Key International's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because BIO-Key International's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect BIO-Key International's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between BIO-Key International's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine BIO-Key International value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, BIO-Key International's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.